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‘Django Unchained’ actress defends not giving ID to cop

LOS ANGELES — “Django Unchained” actress Daniele Watts defended her refusal to show her ID to Los Angeles police before they handcuffed her last week. The African-American actress and her white boyfriend accused police of racism for questioning them in what they said was only a public display of affection. “I believe in America and what it stands Read More…

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Mexican American Opportunity Foundation honors actor Edward James Olmos

MONTEBELLO — Actor Edward James Olmos was moved to tears Sept. 5 when he was inducted into the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation’s Hall of Fame. “It brings me to tears,” Olmos said during Friday’s ceremony. “To be among all these heroes of our community.” Olmos joined the ranks of journalist Ruben Salazar, United Farm Workers leaders Read More…

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Photographer Phil Stern honored on 95th birthday

LOS ANGELES — The 95th birthday of famed war and Hollywood photographer Phil Stern was marked Saturday by the installation of 95 of his photographs at the Veterans Home of California in West Los Angeles, where he lives. The trailer for “Phil Stern: Eyewitness,” a documentary still in production, was screened at the unveiling of the photographs, as was the 50-minute Read More…